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Larry Williams


Sunrise: September 22, 1959

Sunset: February 28, 2019

Larry “Butter” Williams, Sr., transitioned from this earthly place on February 28, 2019 in Norfolk, VA. Larry was born September 22, 1959 to Matthew Williams, Sr. and Shirley L. Jackson Williams of Vicksburg, MS. He confessed his life to Christ at an early age and was baptized at Rock of Ages Baptist Church in Vicksburg, MS under the pastorate of Reverend A. L. Barnes. He attended Vicksburg Public Schools and graduated from Immaculate Conception High School in Clarksdale, MS. He also attended Tennessee State and Jackson
State Universities.

Larry was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, nephew, cousin, and friend. He enjoyed assisting people within the community and would give you his last if you needed it. He also enjoyed sports and could call any play from his recliner as though he was a paid referee. His love for family, sports, and community will forever be forged in the depths of our hearts.

Larry was preceded in death by his loving wife Deborah “Debbie” Nelson, son Larry Williams, Jr., father Matthew Williams, Sr., brother, Matthew Williams, Jr., maternal grandparents Jim
and Ernestine B. Green, and Robert S. Jackson, and paternal grandparents Estes Sr. and Lucy Williams. He leaves to cherish his memories his daughters Ashley Wallace Wilson (Kevin), Natasha Wallace, Jashme Williams and Robin Williams; son Linsey Williams; grandsons DaShawn Wallace, Zaybe Wallace, Justice Wilson, and Larry’on Carter Williams,
granddaughter, Kevinanna Wilson all of Norfolk, VA; mother Shirley Williams of Vicksburg, sister Donna Williams of Vicksburg, and a host of aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, cousins,
and friends.

Viewing Friday, March 8, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Saturday, March 9, 2019 2:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Granby Chapel Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery 8100 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505

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    Dolon Peete says

    My thoughts are with you in your time of grief. May the love of family and friends carry you through your grief. Please accept my deepest condolences.
    And may “the God of comfort,” comfort you at this time of sorrow. 2Corinthians 1:3,4
    jw.org (Website for more encouragement.)

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    Billy Stewart MSG(Retired) US Army says

    Miss you Butter My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. Lord look over this soul. Though we should meet again at the crossroads my brother. You will always be in my heart and on my Mind.
    Love you my Brother Rest in Peace. “Old soldiers never die they just fade away”

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    Janice Mota says

    My well wishes and prayers goes out to my Sister Donna, Mother William’s and the entire family and friends. May God give you peace and heal our hearts. Love you Butter, you made me laugh.

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    Tangela Green says

    Butter you will truly be missed. Lord give your family strength to get through their loss. Love your cousin Tangela M.Green

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    Sabina Walker says

    My thoughts and prayers are with my Sister Donna, Ms. Shirley and the rest of the William’s family. I send my deepest condolences. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted” , Matthew 5:4

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    Sharon "Lettie" Robinson says

    My deepest condolences to the family. Much sadness to hear my boy “Butter” had to leave us. Thank you for setting up this Acknowledgement.

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    Sharon Brooks “Tuttie” says

    Sharon “Tuttie” Brooks says, I’m truly going to miss you, we had some good times when we were growing up an getting doing crazy things together.
    Butter when you call and check up on me, laughing all the time, you surprised me on my birthday to, that I would never forget. Love you cuz

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    Ethel L Cook says

    Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ethel Lee Cook and Family

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